There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Palermo by plane, bus, train, ferry or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Palermo  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Palermo (PMO) BCN - PMO

$65 - $325

7 alternative options

Fly to Catania, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Catania (CTA) BCN - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$87 - $387

Fly to Trapani, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Trapani (TPS) BCN - TPS
  2. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo

$162 - $552

Train  •  27 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$276 - $409

Train, ferry  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$197 - $337

Bus  •  32 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Milan, Milan N740 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$133 - $204

Car ferry, ferry  •  35 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$138 - $225

Bus, car ferry  •  37 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Caserta
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

$176 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Palermo is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Palermo is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 55€ - 290€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Palermo is 1020 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Barcelona to Palermo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Barcelona to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Palermo via Civitavecchia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Palermo, Italy?

Vueling Airlines and Alitalia fly from Barcelona to Palermo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Palermo via Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 27 h 19 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Trapani via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Trapani via Turin, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Trapani via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Barcelona to Caserta
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Ferry from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
gnv.it
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
gnv.it
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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